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It's a Great Feeling (1949)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  1 August 1949 (USA)
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A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.

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Dennis Morgan ...
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Bill Goodwin ...
Arthur Trent
Irving Bacon ...
RR Information Clerk
Claire Carleton ...
Grace
Mazzone-Abbott Dancers ...
Dancers (as The Famous Mazzone-Abbott Dancers)
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A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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1 August 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El amor no puede esperar  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

Both William H. O'Brien and William J. O'Brien appear in this film (uncredited) as saloon waiters. See more »

Goofs

When Judy falls down the steps during the phony Frenchwoman musical number, her brunette wig is thrown off and lands on the second step of the staircase. But when the crowd gathers around to help her, it has jumped up to the third step See more »

Quotes

Jack Carson: But Dennis! Dennis, you've got to help me find a leading lady. Look. We're pals! Buddies! When you first came to Hollywood, down on your luck, broke, didn't have what to eat, who gave you the first square meal?
Dennis Morgan: Salvation Army!
Jack Carson: Well, who phoned them?
Dennis Morgan: Who gave you the nickel?
Jack Carson: It was a slug!
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Spoofs Mildred Pierce (1945) See more »

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Bridal Chorus
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from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played at the wedding
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Two buddies, one wannabe-starlet-waitress.
3 April 2008 | by (Fredericksburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is a terrific little film. Light entertainment, nothing to think about, just sit back watch the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age and enjoy. Any movie with Dennis Morgan AND Jack Carson has to be good, and Doris Day pretties up the whole thing. Lots of cameos by Hollywood's best and lots of talent. I recommend this movie when you're tired and stressed and just want a good movie to relax to. The other great thing about this movie is you never know who will show up. Gary Cooper and Dennis Morgan sitting at a drug store counter, Coop sipping Coke, Dennis prattling on and Coop just saying "Yup." Just goes to show you don't need to say a lot, especially a lot of "F" words to show your talent. Nobody in Hollywood today comes up to these stars in terms of talent and class.


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